[Asterisk-Dev] Makefile changes in CVS HEAD

James Golovich james at wwnet.net
Mon Jun 6 11:20:10 MST 2005

On Mon, 6 Jun 2005, Simon Lockhart wrote:

> On Mon Jun 06, 2005 at 08:02:33AM -0500, Kevin P. Fleming wrote:
> > That's correct, and it was the reason for this change. I had hoped to 
> > have seen some discussion of this issue in the bug in Mantis, but nobody 
> > jumped in so I figured it was safe to proceed :-)
> I see compile time as a useful thing to record, but I also see that CVS
> checkout time is almost essential for debugging, etc.
> Could a simple script be developed which determined the timestamp of the
> "newest" item checked out from CVS?

Something I had suggested before but there was never any comments about
was adding a variable to every file/module.

static char VERSION[] = "$Id$";

that way the version would be in the code, and you could access it from
gdb.  Also show modules could display the version that was used


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